Jayne Smith & Stephen Gale kept their 100% record going with 4 wins from 4 in the Peter Coward Pairs League last Sunday at the NSC.
Starting the day 3 points behind Sheila & Bernie Durcan but with a game in hand they quickly went about closing the gap thanks to a 13-7 victory over Pat Mason & Tony Quine before beating the Durcans 17-5. In the third session they beat Chris Holland & Clare Holland (standing in for Harry Minor) 14-3 before ending the day with a 15-3 victory over Seamus Whelan & Collin Holland.
Seamus Whelan & Collin Holland move to second in the table despite going down to a 9-7 defeat by James Teare & Ali Millard (standing in for Stephen Bradley). They managed to get wins over Richard Faragher & Maurice O’Reilly (12-4) and Sheila & Bernie Durcan (15-5).
The Durcans drop to third, tied on points with Pat Mason & Tony Quine, while thanks to 3 wins out of 4 today James Teare & Ali Millard move up to 5th spot.
The table at the half way stage is:
|1||Jayne Smith / Stephen Gale||12||11||1||0||184||57||127||34|
|2||Seamus Whelan / Collin Holland||12||8||1||3||144||86||58||25|
|3||Sheila Durcan / Bernie Durcan||12||6||1||5||138||97||41||19|
|4||James Teare / Stephen Bradley||12||5||1||6||92||141||-49||16|
|5||Tony Quine / Pat Mason||12||5||0||7||91||124||-33||15|
|6||Chris Holland / Harry Minor||12||4||2||6||111||119||-8||14|
|7||Richard Faragher / Maurice O’Reilly||12||0||0||12||44||180||-136||0|
Next week sees the start of the reverse fixtures in the league, while entries are being taken for the National Pairs (18th Feb), Fours (25th Feb), Triples (4th March) & Singles (11th March).